4 sailors injured as fire breaks out onboard INS Ranvijay, probe ordered

Fire and flooding occurred onboard the Indian Navy’s destroyer, INS Ranvijay at about 5:30 pm on Saturday. 

An incident of fire and flooding was reported on board the Indian Navy's destroyer, INS Ranvijay, on Saturday evening.

Four sailors suffered burns during the fire-fighting process and were shifted to the naval hospital, INHS Kalyani, where they are undergoing treatment, a Navy spokesperson said in a statement.

The officials said that the incident occurred at around 5.30 p.m. and the situation was brought under control by naval teams.

"The ship had recently returned from an exercise at sea and was berthed alongside at the Visakhapatnam Naval Harbour," the statement said.

A Board of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the incident.